Energy Optimization (Electric) - Residential Efficiency Program

April 13, 2011


The Energy Optimization Program provides residential electric incentives for the following Michigan utilities: Alger-Delta Coop Electric Assn City of Escanaba City of Marquette City of Stephenson Cloverland Electric Coop Great Lakes Energy Coop Midwest Energy Cooperative Newberry Water & Light Board Ontonagon County R E A Presque Isle Electric & Gas Coop Thumb Electric Coop of Mich HomeWorks/Tri-County Electric Coop Any single eligible utility can choose which of the available programs to offer to its customers. The incentives above are not available in every service area. Energy Optimization also offers Energy Depot, a set of online tools and resources to help manage home energy use and costs. Energy Depot is a free home energy audit; homeowners can quickly estimate the annual energy use and cost of home energy systems and appliances. The Michigan Public Clean, Renewable, and Efficient Energy Act (Public Act 295) passed in October 2008 provided original authorization to create these energy efficiency programs.

Program Overview

Implementing Sector: Utility
Category: Financial Incentive
State: Michigan
Incentive Type: Rebate Program
Web Site:
Administrator: CLEAResult Consulting
Start Date:
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies:
  • Clothes Washers
  • Dishwasher
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Equipment Insulation
  • Lighting
  • Air conditioners
  • Caulking/Weather-stripping
  • Duct/Air sealing
  • Building Insulation
  • Windows
  • Motor VFDs
  • Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building
  • Custom/Others pending approval
  • Other EE
Incentive Amount: Energy Savings Kit: Free with Free Online Energy Audit
Energy Star Clothes Washer: $50
Electric Clothes Dryer: $25
CFL Bulbs: $1.50/ea
Smart Power Strip: $20
Refrigerator and/or Freezer Recycling: $30
Ceiling Fan: $15
Dishwasher: $25
Maximum Incentive: Clothes Washers: 1
Clothes Dryer: 1
Smart Power Strip: 2
Pipe Wrap: 10 ln. ft.
Faucet Aerators: 2
High Efficiency Shower Head: 2
CFL Bulbs: 12
Refrigerator and/or Freezer Recycling: 2
Ceiling Fan: 1
Dishwasher: 1


Name: Energy Optimization
Address: 431 Charmany Drive
Madison WI 53719
Phone: (877) 296-4319

This information is sourced from DSIRE; the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is operated by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University.